Love your local BSL op shop or Hunter Gatherer store?

Come volunteer with us!

Apply now

Volunteer with our amazing team and make a difference in your community!

We’re recruiting volunteers from all backgrounds and levels of experience across each of our 23 stores. Whether you’re new to retail or a seasoned professional, we’d love to hear from you.

By volunteering with the Brotherhood of St. Laurence, you'll help support the most vulnerable members of our community with a brighter future. You’ll also help us continue to raise funds through our stores for the many life changing community programs, services and research we undertake to address the fundamental causes of poverty in Australia.

Come join us in our mission to pursue lasting change in the community, inspiring a more compassionate and just society where everyone can thrive.

Current opportunities

BSL Op Shop Volunteers

Our volunteers cover a wide range of duties, from sorting donations to creating vibrant displays, supporting back of house operations and assisting customers throughout the store. While the daily duties may change from time to time, our wonderful store managers will ensure you have all the training, support and guidance you need to feel confident while learning the ropes in a new position.

No specific experience is necessary, only a positive can-do attitude. Apply now if you’re ready to:

  • Make new friends and get involved in your local community
  • Learn new skills, gain sales confidence, become a customer service expert
  • Lend your knowledge and support the team at our vibrant op shops

Hunter Gatherer Store Volunteers

Our three Hunter Gatherer stores are located in the heart of Melbourne City, Fitzroy and Geelong West, and we’re proud to offer an amazing range of recycled contemporary and vintage fashion, specially curated through generous donations.

We’re looking for volunteers who have a great eye for detail, know their brands and labels, love keeping up to date with fashion trends and will help us offer the best service to our customers.

While daily tasks may vary, our volunteers spend their time:

  • Offering a great service to customers, helping them find second-hand pieces
  • Creating beautiful, vibrant displays and window features
  • Replenishing racks and shelves with freshly donated stock
  • Keeping the store neat and tidy

We’re not looking for specific retail experience, just a passion for second hand fashion, and the desire to lend a hand!

Brotherhood Books Warehouse Volunteers

Open to all levels of experience, and book lovers in particular!

Do you have a love of books and looking to explore new opportunities?

Lend your knowledge and be part of the team that keeps books out of landfill reducing our carbon footprint and helping BSL support people in our community experiencing disadvantage.

For more information on any of the positions listed, please call 1300 DONATE (1300 366 283), email 1300donate(at), or drop into your closest store.

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